A Flow-Through Workflow Control Scheme for BGP/MPLS VPN Service Provision

  • Daniel Won-Kyu Hong
  • Choong Seon Hong
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3262)


In a competitive telecommunications marketplace, operators must provide customers with rapid access to both new and traditional service offerings. Market share is developed through greater customer satisfaction and by reducing dissatisfaction. To maximize profitability, an operator must reduce the costs of delivering new services while building revenues from existing services. This paper proposes a workflow-based service delivery architecture for telecommunications services. We describe an business process management in telecommunications and propose the workflow patterns that are commonly applicable for the workflow management of the proposed telecommunications architecture. In addition, this paper proposes an XML-based workflow control scheme incorporating the workflow patterns for providing telecommunications services. Finally, we describe a scenario for the delivery of the BGP/MPLS VPN service adopting the proposed workflow-based service delivery architecture.


Business Process Business Process Management Telecommunication Service Virtual Private Network Border Gateway Protocol 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Won-Kyu Hong
    • 1
  • Choong Seon Hong
    • 2
  1. 1.Operations Support System LabKTDaejeonKorea
  2. 2.School of Electronics and InformationKyung Hee UniverityGyeonggiKorea

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